Yorkshire Ambulance Service is offering FREE 2.5 hr First Aid Awareness courses to communities across the Yorkshire Ambulance Service area of North, South, West and East Yorkshire.

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The course covers:

  • How to recognise a Suspected Heart Attack
  • How, when and why to perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Demonstration with AED Training Machine
  • How to perform Hands-Only Chest Compressions (CPR)
  • How, when and why to place an Unconscious Breathing person into the Recovery Position
  • How to recognise and deal with a Choking Situation
  • How to deal with a Suspected Stroke (FAST)
  • How to deal with Life-Threatening or Serious Bleeding
  • (Adult – Child – Baby protocols will be shown)

Numbers could range from 12-20 in any group.

Once competed, attendees will receive:

  • a YAS Certificate of Attendance (not a qualification) which would look rather nice in anyone's CV or portfolio,
  • and a FREE disposable YAS Emergency CPR Resuscitation Faceshield.

For more information, please contact donald.buxton1@nhs.net.